Month: March 2019

How to Submit a Unit Money Earning Application

So your unit wants to make some money? Here’s what you need to do to get approval from the Boy Scouts of America.  Submit a UNIT MONEY-EARNING APPLICATION   Applications are not required for council-coordinated money earning projects such as popcorn

What it Really Takes to Sustain Units

By: Sue Simmons, National Commissioner Service, Starting and Sustaining Units Chair  “What is really needed to sustain units?” That question has many answers: great program; active adults and parents; active youth; a recruitment plan; a succession plan; use of the

Safety Moment – Planning a Safe Campout

As the winter months come to a close, many units are preparing for upcoming campouts. Here are some reminders you can share with your youth leaders when they plan your units next campout.  SUMMARY   Camping is a long-honored tradition for

Council Annual Business Meeting

The Annual Business Meeting of the Mount Baker Council, Boy Scouts of America  Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:30 am  Stillaguamish Senior Center 18308 Smokey Point Boulevard – several blocks north of 172nd   Arlington, WA 98223-7825  This will serve as

Why do you teach youth how to shoot – Follow-Through

The 5th article in the series This is the last installment of my five fundamentals of shooting and how they relate to goal setting and project management, two things required to earn the Eagle Scout rank. This final topic will

Dedication of the Fire Eagle Nest

You are invited to the April 20th dedication of Fire Mountain Scout Camp’s newest building – the Fire Eagle Nest These buildings have taken two long years to bring to the finish line, but they have been completed to our

Spring is the perfect time to recruit more Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Packs thrive by recruiting Recruiting brings new kids and adults into the program.  More scouts equal more fun!  More adults equal more hands to help make a stronger Pack.  Recruiting is a team sport!  Get everyone involved, including

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